Nagano, Japan (father) + Tokyo, Japan (mother) = Atlanta, GA (born) => New York => Shanghai => Tokyo
HAMACIDE is a Japanese-American producer based in Tokyo-based and the co-founder of Twin Capital. Born in raised in Atlanta, HAMACIDE grew up listening to and playing classical music. While in Atlanta, he worked audio on a multitude of Dirty South hip-hop video sets. After moving to New York City in 2002, he found himself working as an audio engineer for Broadway and off-Broadway theater. From there, he moved to Shanghai, China where he met collaborators ChaCha and Downstate (his partner in a collaborative project called S L V).
HAMACIDE has put out a number of albums and several remixes along the way, starting with LEYODE’s “fascinating tininess…” on Prefuse 73’s Eastern Development Music in 2007. Since then, he’s released on Shanghai’s SVBKVLT label as one half of S L V, and on Japan’s Oilworks and Blacksmoker Records, and Victor to name just a few.